Oluf Larson (or Larsen)

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Note:  It appears that Oluf Larson and his wife(s) chose to spell their last name "Larson" although his birth name was Oluf Larsen. 


Oluf Larson (or Larsen)

Born:  16 February 1865, Circleville, Piute, Utah  (father:  Oluf Christian Larsen; mother:  Anna Maria Pedersen).

Marriages:  See below 

Died:  5 August 1942, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, (carcinoma of the stomach), age 77

Buried:  8 August 1942, Sunset Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, location:  Garden of Rose Hill, Section 86, grave 4.

If you would like a copy of Oluf Larsen, Jr.'s Patriarchal Blessing, please contact us.

Memories of Oluf Larson by Dick Mitchell.

Frist Marriage: 

Phebe Peart Larsen or (Larson)


Born:  12 May 1872, Randolph, Rich, Utah.  (Father:  George Alma Peart; Mother:  Jane McPhail)

Married:  2 July 1890, Logan, Cache, Utah (Logan LDS Temple) 

Died: 4 November 1893, Randolph, Rich, Utah (Typhoid Fever), age 21.

Buried: 6 November 1893, Randolph, Rich, Utah

Child born to Oluf Larson and Phebe Peart Larson:

Alvilda Larson

Born:  5 August 1893, Randolph, Rich, Utah


Buried:  Randolph City Cemetery, Rich, Utah

(Deseret News Obituary has been found for Larson, Phebe Peart (21), wife of Oluf Larson, Randolph (14 Nov 1893 edition, page 7, column 8.  A copy of this obituary is included in Oluf Jr.'s photos section on this page.  In this obituary, we learn that the correct spelling of Phebe's name, the cause of her death, and the fact that she had a 3 month old baby.  We believe the baby is Alvilda Larson, born: 5 August 1893, Randolph, Rich, Utah.  We do not have the death date yet.)

Brief History of Alvilda Larson




Second Marriage:

Martha Quina Austin

Martha Quina "Quina" Austin [divorced]

Born:  3 October 1872, Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho (Father:  Newton Francis Austin, Sr.; Mother:  Sarah Jane Wilcox)

Married:  1893, Bear Lake, Idaho; LDS Temple Sealing:  17 June 1896, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah (Salt Lake LDS Temple) [divorced]

Died:  8 December 1966, New York City, New York


No children were born to this marriage. 

[Martha Quina Austin later married John William Woolf on 19 October 1914 in Blackfoot, Gingham, Idaho.  This marriage ended in divorce.  It appears that Martha Quina Austin did not have children during her lifetime.  Martha's family's nickname for her was "Birdie."]



Third Marriage:

Sigrid Davida Johannessen Larson

(note spelling of her last name)

Born:  17 July 1877, Oslo, Norway (father:  Hans Christian Johannssen, mother Ingeborg Stokke)

Married:  19 May 1905, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah  (Salt Lake LDS Temple)

Died:  27 January 1951, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah  (coronary artery thrombosis) age 73

Buried:  30 January 1951, Sunset Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Utah, location:  Garden of Rose Hill, Section 86, grave 5.

No children were born to Oluf Larsen (Jr.) and Sigrid Davida Johannessen.



View images from Oluf and Sigrid Davida Johannessen Larson's life.


Larson, Oluf, Bishop of the Randolph Ward, Woodruff Stake, Wyo., from 1922 to 1929, was born Feb. 16, 1865, in Circleville, Utah, a son of Oluf Christian Larsen and Anna Marie Pedersen. He was baptized when eight years old, ordained a Seventy in 1898 by Jonathan G. Kimball, and filled a mission to Norway in 1898-1900. He was ordained a High Priest [p.670] by Abraham Owen Woodruff, and a Bishop July 30, 1922, by Richard R. Lyman. He and his wife filled a mission to the Central States in 1920-1922.

(From LDS Biographical Encyclopedia v. 4, by Andrew Jensen, Church Historian)



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